‘Great opportunities’: Modi speaks to Kathimerini about his historic visit to Greece

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The visit of Narendra Modi to Athens Friday holds special significance for Greece's foreign policy, as it marks the first official visit by an Indian prime minister to Greece in four decades.

As revealed in an interview between Modi and Kathimerini's Executive Editor Alexis Papachelas, to be published in its entirety in Sunday's edition of Kathimerini newspaper, Greece's aspiration to become the entry point for India into the European Union is also a goal shared by the Indian prime minister.

More specifically, responding to a question about the potential for increased investment and travel between the two nations, Modi answered, "Given its location and our historically close ties, I see Greece as an important economic, logistic and strategic gateway for India into the European Union and the Eastern European region in general." 

Furthermore, Modi envisions ...

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